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cys·te·ine(sĭs′tə-ēn′, -ĭn, -tē-)
An amino acid, C3H7O2NS, derived from cystine and found in most proteins.
[Alteration of cystine.]
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(Biochemistry) a sulphur-containing amino acid, present in proteins, that oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine. Formula: HSCH2CH(NH2)COOH
[C19: variant of cystine]
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cys•te•ine(ˈsɪs tiˌin, -ɪn)
a crystalline amino acid, C3H7O2NS, a component of nearly all proteins, obtained by the reduction of cystine. Abbr.: Cys;Symbol: C
[1880–85; alter. of cystine]
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|Noun||1.||cysteine - an amino acid containing sulfur that is found in most proteins; oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine|
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n. cisteína, aminoácido derivado de la cistina, presente en la mayor parte de las proteínas.
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